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Best nightclubs in Wellington

Park
“ZEALANDIA is an immersive venture into New Zealand’s wildlife. Located in central Wellington, the ecosanctuary is home to some of the world’s most extraordinary animals.”
  • 141 locals recommend
Park
“One of the oldest botanic gardens in New Zealand, this central city garden was established in 1868.”
  • 99 locals recommend
Nature
“Great for panoramic views and photos of Wellington and beyond, a popular spot for tourists visiting the city. ”
  • 104 locals recommend
Museum
“Peter Jackson fan..? Worth a trip to Miramar (Wellington Airport side of the city). The Weta Cave and tours are open Tuesday to Sunday 9-430pm. ”
  • 97 locals recommend
Café
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“Funky beach cafe offering a menu of New Zealand classics & vegan fare, plus wine & beer.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Cable Car
“A must do while in Wellington - the cable car runs between Lambton Quay in the central city to/from the suburb of Kelburn. The trip takes approximately 5 minutes each way. An option is to take the cable car from Lambton Quay, wander down through the Botanical Gardens, perhaps lunch at Picnic, (cafe in the Rose Gardens by the car park) then head back up the hill to get the Cable Car down into Wellington again. If on Public transport from Hillview, the bus from Cortina Avenue would drop you just up from Cable Car Lane on Lambton Quay with the return home bus stop just down from Cable Car Lane. (Fees as at June 2020).”
  • 70 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Modern zoo, with good conservation and breeding programme, veterinary services for wild animals and birds. Has an excellent nocturnal house for kiwi and tuatara. ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Place to shop
“Delicious deli at Moore Wilson's fresh, pick a loaf, some cheese and a bottle of vino or tasty craft beer. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Place to shop
“This full supermarket is often referred to as New World Chaffers Street, even though its official address is Wakefield Street! New World Chaffers Street is about 9-10 minutes walk from City Bach. This modern, vibrant supermarket has anything you could wish for whether to feed a family, entertain, go on a picnic, or just simply self-catering if you're visiting Wellington. The delicatessen section is a winner. The food always looks to delicious. They usually give samples to try before you buy.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Something for everyone. A huge range of restaurants catering to all budgets, great bars etc”
  • 56 locals recommend
Museum
“Visit  'our container of treasured things and people that spring from mother earth here in New Zealand'.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Indie Movie Theater
“$$ Offering the latest films and cult experiences in art deco opulence. Pose with Gandalf outside and purchase ice-creams and popcorn at the cafe. Purchase tickets online.​ Perfect for a rainy day.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Tunnel
“Climb climb climb & don't miss the tree trunk where Frodo hides. Top of the mountain gives you a GREAT view of Wellington city - all within your grasp - lovely at sunset & at night. ”
  • 51 locals recommend
Beach
“This suburb is located close the CBD (central business district) and with the closest beaches to the central city, it’s a lovely part of Wellington, day or night, for a drive around or a wander. Oriental Bay is part of Wellington Harbour with lovely views back to the city and surrounding hilly suburbs. It’s basically a continuation of the Wellington Waterfront walk. For the cooler months if you fancy a swim, there’s a large indoor swimming pool called Freyberg Pool (lane swimming available) before you get to Oriental Bay Beach which is a popular swimming spot in summer. Good cafes and coffee carts are located around the Bay. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The quirky, colourful décor in this hidden tapas bar pays homage to Cuba’s largest city and is aptly named Havana Bar. ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Lounge
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“More speakeasy than a bar or public library, it's fitting that they haven't skimped on the reading material, let alone the booze.”
  • 59 locals recommend